How to Set up the Trackpad on Your Mac

If you’re new to the Mac, you may also be new to using a trackpad. While most PC laptops have trackpads, it’s less common for desktop PCs to use this type of input device. Apple’s laptops all come with trackpads, of course, and Apple’s Magic Trackpad is a great add-on to an iMac.

Even if you’ve used a trackpad for a while on a PC, you may not be aware how versatile this device is on a Mac. If you’re not familiar with a trackpad, it’s a good idea to check the available settings and tweak them to make the trackpad more efficient.

You have lots of options: for how you click on the trackpad, for scrolling and zooming, and other gestures that can make you more productive. In this article, I’m going to explain how you can set up your trackpad on a Mac, and show you which settings are the most useful.

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